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Italian ambassador calls on environment minister 

Italian ambassador calls on environment minister 

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-13 18:10:37

The Italian Ambassador to Bangladesh Enrico Nunziata called on the environment minister to extend an invitation to attend the pre-COP conference in October this year. Environment Minister Shahab Uddi...

No science, arts, commerce up to class X

No science, arts, commerce up to class X

-- 2021-09-13 17:00:38

Education Minister Dipu Moni on Monday said the government has decided to introduce new curricula in schools and colleges from 2023, removing the divisions of science, arts and commerce up to class X....

CNG filling stations to stay closed for six hours every day

CNG filling stations to stay closed for six hours every day

-- 2021-09-13 16:54:54

The government has decided to keep CNG filling stations shut for six hours a day in order to increase gas supply to power plants during peak hours. Stations will stay closed from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm...

BFIU seeks bank account details of 11 journalist leaders

BFIU seeks bank account details of 11 journalist leaders

-- 2021-09-13 16:30:45

The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) has sought details of bank accounts held by 11 leaders of Bangladesh’s top journalistic associations, including Jatiya Press Club President Fari...

PM stresses need for time-befitting education programmes

PM stresses need for time-befitting education programmes

-- 2021-09-13 15:32:59

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today stressed the need for making education programmes time-befitting, keeping pace with global educational advancement as she witnessed a powerpoint presentation of the...

JP MP Masuda Chowdhury passes away

JP MP Masuda Chowdhury passes away

-- 2021-09-13 12:46:23

Jatiya Party MP Masuda M Rashid Chowdhury has died from multiple health complications at the age of 70. She breathed her last in intensive care at BIRDEM General Hospital in Dhaka at around 3.30 am o...

Tourists now flock to Netrakona

Tourists now flock to Netrakona

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-09-13 09:00:25

Like caged birds freed after a long time, people began flocking to Netrakona to enjoy a panoramic view of haors and hills, ranging across the frontier, now that prolonged lockdowns are lifted. Home-s...

Court asks govt agencies to ensure emergency medical services for patients

Court asks govt agencies to ensure emergency medical services for patients

FE REPORT 2021-09-13 08:48:58

The High Court on Thursday directed the government agencies concerned to take measures so that hospitals, clinics and medical practitioners do not refuse emergency medical services to patients. And i...

Jamaat leader Nizam Uddin held in Bishwanath

Jamaat leader Nizam Uddin held in Bishwanath

-- 2021-09-12 22:12:56

Police have arrested Jammat-e-Islami leader Nizam Uddin Siddiqui from Sylhet's Bishwanath municipality area. He was arrested at noon Sunday from the Puranbazar area of the municipality, reports UNB....

Introduce customer-friendly electric vehicle recharging policy, says Nasrul

Introduce customer-friendly electric vehicle recharging policy, says Nasrul

-- 2021-09-12 21:54:55

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has advised the authorities concerned to make a customer-friendly electric vehicle (EV) recharging policy as EVs will dominate the f...

Two arrested for embezzling money by providing fake Australian visas

Two arrested for embezzling money by providing fake Australian visas

-- 2021-09-12 21:24:27

The police have arrested two men on charges of embezzling large amounts of money by providing fake Australian visas to unsuspecting Bangladeshis. The arrestees, Saimun Islam and Ashfaquzzaman Khandak...

PM cancels her office’s vehicle procurement plan, diverts fund to public healthcare

PM cancels her office’s vehicle procurement plan, diverts fund to public healthcare

-- 2021-09-12 21:19:42

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has diverted an amount of Tk 150 million, allocated for the procurement of vehicles for her office, to the cause of people's healthcare services. "An amount of Tk 150 mil...

Serbian companies keen to hire Bangladeshi workers

Serbian companies keen to hire Bangladeshi workers

-- 2021-09-12 20:54:23

Serbian Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs Minister Dr Darija Kisic Tepavcevic has informed the Bangladesh envoy that Serbian companies are interested in hiring skilled and semi-skilled wo...

‘WB yet to decide road safety funding despite repeated promises’

‘WB yet to decide road safety funding despite repeated promises’

-- 2021-09-12 20:27:47

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Sunday said the World Bank has expressed interest in financing the road safety project several times. But, the lending agency is yet to take a de...

Khaleda must return to jail for seeking permission to go abroad, says Law Minister

Khaleda must return to jail for seeking permission to go abroad, says Law Minister

-- 2021-09-12 20:19:38

Law Minister Anisul Huq on Sunday said BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia must return to jail for submitting a fresh application seeking permission to go abroad for treatment. "There's no scope to reconside...

Momen seeks support from Russia for Rohingya repatriation

Momen seeks support from Russia for Rohingya repatriation

-- 2021-09-12 19:59:21

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has sought support from Russia for the early repatriation of Rohingyas to their homeland in Myanmar's Rakhine State. The minister made the request as newly appointed R...

‘Agro revolution to be seen in saline areas’

‘Agro revolution to be seen in saline areas’

-- 2021-09-12 19:51:39

Agriculture Minister Dr Muhammad Abdur Razzaque on Sunday said there is a huge potential of growing crops in the saline lands of the country's coastal and southern areas as scientists have developed d...

Eight injured as Bangladesh Bank's wall collapses in Chattogram

Eight injured as Bangladesh Bank's wall collapses in Chattogram

-- 2021-09-12 19:45:12

Eight people including pedestrians and hawkers were on Sunday injured when the boundary wall of Bangladesh Bank in Chattogram collapsed after being hit by a covered van, police said. The identity of...

Low pressure over Bay of Bengal intensifies, Met Office issues signal 3

Low pressure over Bay of Bengal intensifies, Met Office issues signal 3

-- 2021-09-12 19:27:48

Bangladesh Meteorological Department has advised the maritime ports to hoist local cautionary signal No. 3 as a low over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a well-marked low and was likely to intensif...

Passenger bus crashes into ditch, four die in Magura

Passenger bus crashes into ditch, four die in Magura

-- 2021-09-12 18:45:45

Four people have died after a passenger bus crashed into a ditch in Magura’s Shalikha Upazila. The accident occurred around 3:15 pm on the Magura-Jashore Road in the Ramkantapur area on Sunday,...

Students celebrate return to school, ignore health rules

Students celebrate return to school, ignore health rules

-- 2021-09-12 18:28:22

In some schools, every student came with a mask on, had their temperature taken and sat in class while maintaining social distancing. But the pandemic restrictions were not followed strictly in all pl...

Bangladesh reports 51 Covid deaths, 1,871 new cases in 24 hours

Bangladesh reports 51 Covid deaths, 1,871 new cases in 24 hours

-- 2021-09-12 17:51:37

Bangladesh has registered 51 new deaths from COVID-19 in a day, taking the total toll to 26,931. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,530,413 as 1,871 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 hour...

Call for redefining SMEs, startups in proposed industrial policy

Call for redefining SMEs, startups in proposed industrial policy

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-12 17:49:14

Redefine SMEs and startups in the proposed national industrial policy in order for ensuring adequate financing to have a vibrant private sector in the country,...

Law ministry agrees to allow Khaleda to spend another six months out of jail

Law ministry agrees to allow Khaleda to spend another six months out of jail

-- 2021-09-12 17:34:19

The law ministry has agreed to stay BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's prison sentence and allow her to spend another six months out of jail.  “I made a recommendation to extend the suspension...

HC orders probe as medical equipment lying packed at 16 hospitals

HC orders probe as medical equipment lying packed at 16 hospitals

-- 2021-09-12 17:12:58

The High Court on Sunday ordered the health ministry to investigate the allegation over keeping 28 medical diagnostic equipment unused for long at 16 government hospitals. The High Court bench of Jus...

‘Drug peddler’ killed in BGB shootout  

‘Drug peddler’ killed in BGB shootout  

-- 2021-09-12 16:34:52

A suspected Yaba peddler was killed in a reported gunfight with members of Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) in the Naf River in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district early Sunday. The identity o...

Azimpur school principal suspended  as inspection finds room unclean

Azimpur school principal suspended as inspection finds room unclean

-- 2021-09-12 15:21:52

Education Minister Dipu Moni has temporarily suspended the principal of Azimpur Government Girls School and College for failing to keep classrooms clean during an inspection of the institution’s...

PM inaugurates five power plants with 779 MW capacity

PM inaugurates five power plants with 779 MW capacity

-- 2021-09-12 12:56:03

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated five power plants, having a total of 779 MW electricity generation capacity, BSS reports. The power plants are 400 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant Bibiyana-...

5,264 died with Covid symptoms in last 17 months

5,264 died with Covid symptoms in last 17 months

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-12 12:10:13

A total of 5,264 people died with coronavirus (Covid-19) symptoms in the last 17 months and nine days from March 22 to August 31 across the country, according to the latest report. However, deaths...

AL's Quader sees no other constitutional way of government changeover than elections

AL's Quader sees no other constitutional way of government changeover than elections

-- 2021-09-12 11:10:53

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said there is no other constitutional way than elections for the changeover of state power in the country. &l...